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What are three major types of cells found in the gastric glands? Name their secretions.

Answer :

The three major types of cells found in the gastric glands with their secretions are as follows:

i. Mucous Neck cells – they secrete mucus


ii. Peptic or chief cells – they secrete Proenzyme Pepsinogen and Prorennin


iii. Parietal or oxyntic cells – they secrete HCl and intrinsic factor. Intrinsic factor is essential for absorption of vitamin B12.


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